Somali World Cup fans defy Islamist ban on game

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By: WINK Administrator

Thousands of World Cup fans poured into the government-controlled Somali capital of Mogadishu on Sunday to watch the final match in defiance of a ban on football imposed in other parts of the country by hardline Islamist groups.
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Spy-swap Russian in England, brother says

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By: WINK Administrator

A Russian scientist who was part of a swap for 10 Russian spies caught in the United States is now in England, his brother told CNN Sunday.
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Ship will try for Gaza, organizer says

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An aid ship trying to break Israel\'s blockade of Gaza still plans to aim for the Palestinian territory, its organizer
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Photos of Fidel Castro published online

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By: WINK Administrator

Images appearing to show former Cuban President Fidel Castro surfaced Saturday on a pro-government blog, which claims the photos were taken Wednesday.
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Aid flotilla likely will not sail to Gaza, Israel says

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An aid flotilla intended to break Israel\'s naval blockade of Gaza likely will dock at another port, an Israeli foreign ministry spokesman said Saturday.
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Roadside bomb explodes in N. Ireland

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A roadside bomb exploded in a county along Northern Ireland\'s border with the Republic of Ireland Saturday, according to Danny Kennedy, a member of the Northern Ireland assembly.
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In Haiti, frustration with tent cities

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By: WINK Administrator

Just footsteps away from Vladimir Saint-Louis\' athletic complex in Port-Au-Prince is a city of tents erected by 7,000 Haitians, still homeless six months after a devastating earthquake.
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Cuban church identifies 5 more dissidents for release

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By: WINK Administrator

Cuba\'s Roman Catholic church has identified five more jailed dissidents who are expected to be freed in what would be the largest Cuban prisoner release in more than a decade.
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Six Americans killed in Afghanistan

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By: WINK Administrator

An Australian soldier was killed in a bombing in southern Afghanistan late Friday, the 17th service member from that nation to die in the conflict, Australia\'s Defense Ministry said Saturday.
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Subject of U.K. manhunt kills himself

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By: WINK Administrator

Suspected gunman Raoul Moat, wanted in the shooting of three people last weekend, is dead after shooting himself, a spokeswoman at a northern England hospital said early Saturday.
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Hospital: UK shooting suspect kills self

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By: WINK Administrator

Suspected gunman Raoul Moat, wanted in the shooting of three people last weekend, is dead after shooting himself, a spokeswoman at a northern England hospital said early Saturday.
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U.S., Russia swap spies

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By: WINK Administrator

In a scene reminiscent of the Cold War, the U.S. and Russia swapped 14 spies at an Austrian airport Friday. FULL STORY l SPIES MAKE PLEA DEAL
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N. Korea blasts U.N. statement on warship

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The United Nations formally condemned Friday the sinking of a South Korean warship in March but did not specifically name North Korea, which an international investigation found to be culpable in the attack.
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Drug bust rids Puerto Rico of 'most hard core' traffickers, DEA says

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By: WINK Administrator

A sweeping drug bust in Puerto Rico involving more than 500 U.S. drug agents and Puerto Rican police early Friday is being described by officials as the biggest drug trafficking arrest/operation ever conducted on the Caribbean island.
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Britain pulls Hezbollah blog post by its ambassador to Lebanon

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By: WINK Administrator

Britain\'s foreign office yanked Friday a blog posted by its ambassador to Lebanon that mourned the death of an \"admired\" Shiite cleric once considered Hezbollah\'s spiritual leader.
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$1M Roman treasure unearthed

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By: WINK Administrator

An amateur treasure hunter armed with a metal detector has found over 52,000 Roman coins worth $1 million buried in a field, one of the largest ever such finds in the U.K., said the British Museum. | WATCH |
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Fugitive spreads fear and curiosity in quiet English town

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By: WINK Administrator

The regular Thursday evening \"Dance Keep Fit\" class may have been cancelled but Rothbury\'s community hall had never been so busy as concerned residents packed inside to hear the latest from police chiefs on the hunt for suspected killer Raoul Moat.
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Blast in Pakistan's tribal region kills 56

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By: WINK Administrator

A blast in Pakistan\'s tribal region bordering Afghanistan killed six people and wounded 90 others on Friday, a local doctor said.
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64 tons of tainted milk powder seized in China

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By: WINK Administrator

Authorities in northwestern China have seized 64 tons of milk powder tainted with a chemical that killed six babies and sickened hundreds of thousands of children two years ago, state-run media said Friday.
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Duck Boat victims' bodies found in river

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

UPDATE: Police have retrieved a second body from the Delaware River in their recovery efforts after a tour boat was struck by a barge and capsized at Philadelphia. authorities did..
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